EARTHA KITT: The Most Fatale CATWOMAN of Them All

A Birthday Celebration: She was the third Catwoman — and her claws were the sharpest …

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RRRRRrrrrrrr.

Nobody could trill her Rs like Eartha Kitt could as Catwoman. My admiration for Julie Newmar is deep. My respect for Lee Meriwether is abiding.

Eartha Kitt? Eartha Kitt was cool.

Whether she was driving her badass Kitty Car, teaming up with the Joker or matching wits with Batgirl in the third season of Batman ’66, Ms. Kitt was the most fatale Catwoman of them all. (Even her name sounded catlike!)

So feast your eyes on these 13 PIX of the wondrous, sultry Eartha Kitt — who was born Jan. 17, 1927, and died in 2008 — including images from Colleen Coover’s work on DC’s Batman ’66 comic …

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This HeroClix miniature is still the only Eartha Kitt Catwoman action figure out there ...

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This. Wow.

This. Wow.

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Author: Dan Greenfield

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